‘How are you anyway?’ ‘Not too bad. Things gone a bit weird around here, though.’ ‘How so?’ ‘There was big shit there last week. Cops all over the place.’ ‘What was goin on?’ ‘Some fella runnin around with a knife or a machete or somethin...’ ‘Where was he goin with that?’ ‘I think he was… Continue reading Lord of the Fingers
Thanks to the Arts Office at Westmeath County Council I have been awarded funding to pursue my theatre project titled - Nally. There will be a public reading of the script in the coming months and, based on audience reaction and feedback, I will be pursuing a full production. You can read more about the… Continue reading Mick Donnellan awarded Westmeath Bursary Arts Grant for theatrical development of Play- “Nally”
You are cordially invited to: Alive and Online as part of the Scripts Ireland Playwrighting Festival. Thursday 28th of May. *8.30pm.* Tune in on this link: https://youtu.be/qw2eFhK4KU8 Join the Facebook event here: https://facebook.com/events/s/alive-online/237058244381110/?ti=as Further information on: www.scriptsireland.com Thursday May 28th will see the celebration of the Scripts Ireland Competition which ran from early May and will now… Continue reading Thursday May 28th: Mick Donnellan’s New Monologue to be performed at Scripts Ireland Playwrighting Event.
Delighted to be a part of this. Especially with Eugene O'Brien (Pure Mule, Eden). A big influence and a great writer. Check out the link below for more. Stay tuned for developments. Thanks all, Mick. News: Finalists Announced After receiving over 70 entries we are delighted to announce the three selected finalists; Lesley Conroy,… Continue reading Mick Donnellan chosen as one of three finalists for prestigious Playwrighting programme with Eugene O’Brien….
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Ah, sure lookit. These lads had it sorted. Big operators. Big into the car business. Known for doin yokes up. They wanted the remains on the Insignia. It was imperative they got it. Said they'd give €500. The loved Insignias. Had five or six of them in the forecourt out the back of their mother's… Continue reading Insignia still not scrapped.
There was big talk about this pole. Everyone kept on about the pole. The pole. The pole. I was driving down the road and the phone rang and this foreign lad said: 'We need to talk about the pole?' 'The pole?' 'The pole.' 'What pole?' 'You hit the pole.' 'What pole are you talking about?'… Continue reading The Pole.
The advice was - don't let her go low on oil, whatever you do. Keep plenty of oil in her. Then later. There was an almighty bang and a plume of smoke. I couldn't see out any of the windows for about twenty seconds. When the cloud cleared, it was like the aftermath of a… Continue reading The end of the Insignia…
The odd thing about reviews is they're not reviews anymore. They tend to be banal descriptions of the story that begin with what happens at the beginning, give away all the plot points and then spell out the end. There is no opinions, no critical analysis, no understanding of where the title being reviewed fits… Continue reading Notes on Reviews….